Articles from April 2021

Dr. Rene Rocha featured on Iowa Public Radio's River to River Episode: Biden Polls Well 100 Days In On All But Immigration

On River to River, host Ben Kieffer talks with political analysts Rene Rocha of the University of Iowa and Jonathan Hassid of Iowa State University to preview President Biden's speech to a joint session of Congress Wednesday night. Kieffer, Rocha and Hassid discuss how the number of migrants at the border today compares with migration before the pandemic.

Dr. Claire Fox honored by the Board of Regents for Exceptional Contributions and Sustained Record of Excellence

Dr. Claire Fox is one of six University of Iowa Faculty members honored by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, for their exceptional contributions and sustained record of excellence. Each recipient received $1,000 and will be honored at a special awards celebration. 

LNACC Exhibit at the Main Library "Building Our Own Community: 50 Years of the Latino Native American Cultural Center, Founded by Chicano and American Indian Students in 1971"

Please join us in celebrating the LNACC's 50th Anniversary by visiting the exhibit, "Building Our Own Community: 50 Years of the Latino Native American Cultural Center, Founded by Chicano and American Indian Students in 1971," located in the Main Library Gallery through June 25, 2021.
poster for Guerra presentation to April 29, 2021 Latinx Council retreat

Jorge Guerra to lead April 2021 Latinx Council Retreat

Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, Jorge Guerra is a child of Guatemalan immigrants who arrived to the United States during the Guatemalan Civil War. He received his B.A. in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing, and he received his M.F.A. in Fiction at the Iowa Writers' Workshop at The University of Iowa. He is currently a Lecturer at Latina/o/x Studies program and the Magid Center for Undergraduate Writing and the faculty advisor of the Storm Lake Scholarship.